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Videos as infonuggets
Gold Nugget , No known copyright restrictions I’ve been spending some travelling time thinking about engagement of students with video content. I have written previously about accessing educational videos on mobile devices during such time. But one drawback...
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Tip: Sharing your Google Docs and Presentations with /preview
Google Apps have many 'hidden tricks' that can help with your productivity, collaboration, and presentation. The aim of these short tips, of which this is the first, is to reveal such tricks to enhance the learning and teaching experience. I also intend to ...
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Serendipitous route to Milq & beyond
I enjoy the world of serendipitous discovery of technology for learning and teaching uses. I looked over the recent Twitter email telling me things that I might be interested in. One was a Tweet from Mashable about Milq. Milq instantly struck me as an inter...
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Is it ever safe to fail? #safefail
I often use the opportunity to access online education and technology videos whilst waiting around, they can get me thinking and inspire me. One such recent video featured Deborah Frances-White at the Learning and Skills Group Conference 2014. This post cov...
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Uni Learning Techs Forum
Learning Technologists' Forum The Learning Technologists' Forum was held on Friday 9 May in the Arts Tower. There were over 20 attendees from across the University at what proved to be a packed agenda. Farzana began the proceedings making initial introducti...
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Life on the front-line with the Learning Technologies Team Support Desk Spring has sprung Phew - got through it - the ever busy start of a new semester is behind us (just). The Spring semester brings different problems than the Autumn. September brings a ne...
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Sharing your Google Docs and Presentations with /preview
Google Docs has many 'hidden tricks' that can help with your productivity, collaboration, and presentation. The aim of these short tips is to reveal such tricks to enhance the learning and teaching experience. I also intend to produce and share a set of 'sh...
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MOLE Update
We are pleased to announce that we are moving to a brand new service delivery model for MOLE. Rather than being hosted on our own servers at the University, MOLE will be hosted by its suppliers, Blackboard, on their servers in Amsterdam. All content will be...
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Divided We Fall?
I’m often reminded about how lucky I am living in the UK. One reason being the thought provoking content that is frequently available on BBC Radio 4. Four Thought is one such programme. It consists of a series of 15 minutes talks where speakers introduce th...
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Event at Sheffield Hallam:Social media in learning, teaching and assessment
A couple of weeks ago I attended the “Using social media in learning, teaching and assessment”  event at Sheffield Hallam University on  the 1st May 2014. The event took place in Hallam Hall on the main Campus. I thought it would be useful to share some hig...
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Blackboard Teaching and Learning Conference 2014 (#BBTLC2014)
Last week I attended the annual Blackboard Teaching and Learning Conference, this year being held in Dublin at UCD. This is the main European conference for all users of Blackboard products (MOLE runs on Blackboard Learn 9.1, in case you weren't aware) and ...
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GALT: Collating Learning Materials with Google Forms for Student Self-Assessment Workshop
Exchange of Ideas (CC0 Public Domain image) Introduction As mentioned in the initial post about GALT Sheffield , the afternoon was split into a set of parallel workshops. I attended the "Collating Learning Materials with Google Forms for Student Self-Assess...
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